Travel Blogs from Syracuse
... Wonderful resort in a beautiful setting. Great way to start our visit to Sicily. The next day we drove north up the sea coast to Siracusa. A stop along the Mediterranean coast to feed Magnolia and we feasted on bread, and wine with a gelato. Perfect Italian lunch. Siracusa is a bustling harbor city with a diversity of architecture including Christian, ...
Challenges:$3200 --- +$7200
Spent on plane tickets to equidor: $2658 --- $ 4542
Europe to US dollars 1 euro = 1.36 US dollars
Country cash ...
... size arancini. If it wasn't for a rice and cheese induced food coma I would have made it to the finish line, a glorious moment in history it would have been, all in slow motion with confetti and cheering and movie deals galore. Its a *******n logistical nightmare trying to bite into something that's bigger than your head, its like those mutant apples we have all tried to conquer, where you bite into it and either get momentary lock jaw or your teeth ...
... an espresso and a torte in the piazza and basked in the sun for a good while. Up to this point I had done quiet a bit. I went to a castle (toured that for a solid hour +); went to at least 5 churches; 3 different street markets; went to all the near piazza's, peering into shops; and now I was enjoying the weather. It's only 11 am and I'm already worn.
That was my morning in Catania!
P.S. I got a new suitcase! ...
... place; something I haven't seen in Italy. I wanted to warm up so I ordered a pizza. Did I mention everything is much cheaper here? It is. So far, I have enjoyed sicilian food and prices much more than in Rome.
I was worn so I headed back to my B&B and talked to my mom until I feel asleep. That was my first day in Catania/last day in Taormina. :)
Woah, my blogs are getting long.. so sorry! I will try to write more to the point next time.